Gold Medal Schools
About the Program


   
Lesson Plans  

Teacher with StudentsWe want kids to know that being health-conscious doesn’t have to be “boring.” We hope you find these lesson plans beneficial in teaching nutrition, physical activity, and heart health in the classroom as well as in your home.

   
Nutrition  

Grades 1-6
MyPlate

Grades 3-5
Eating Healthy, Getting Energy from Carbohydrates, Square Meal Comics, and more
Food and the Digestive System

Good Food, Good Health
Got Broccoli?
Incorporate nutrition into language arts, math, science, social studies, or music

Grades 9-12
Soft drink sales at school
Changing lifestyle and heart health

 
   
Physical Activity  

Grades K-6
See the Physical Activity Resources on page 30 of the Gold Medal Schools Guide Additional Resources for a complete list of lesson plans and physical activity resources.

Happy, Feet, Jump Rope Jam, Limbo Subtraction, and more

Grades 9-12
Motivating youth to get more exercise
 
   
Heart Health  

Ideas for teaching about heart health in all subjects.
www.heart.org

For more health related lesson plans look at the Utah State Office of Education’s Core Curriculum.

 
   
 

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